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>> welcome to 11 news saturday morning. i'm lisa robinson. >> i'm jennifer franciotti. top stories in a moment but first john is back with a look at the weather. beautiful full moon. >> it is. it's gorgeous out there.
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it's very comfortable. what's going on. there's been a front stalled in the area. then the rain threatening overhead. dryer air is coming in, all right. so that means the humidity drops a little bit. temperatures drop a few degrees as well. still, some very comfortable weather it looks like this weekend with the rain chances pushing out of the area. here you can see the radar. we had a couple sprinkles, light showers overnight. most of it was south of us. now it's moving mostly off shore at least around the mid-atlantic region around the chesapeake bay. showers in southeast virginia. long island. up into new england. rhode island. connecticut, places like that. so, the rain chances slipping out of the area. the front itself stalled to the south. we'll see what happens as we approach the end of the weekend because there will be something el milling around out there. i'll have details coming up with the insta weather plus forecast in just a few minutes.
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the orioles are now just three wins away from clinching their first playoff berth in 15 years. >> really exciting. they started their final home stand off last night in style after chris davis hit a two-run home run. ryan flaherty hits a grand slam in the bottom of the first, putting the o's up 6-1. that was all they would need in this one. he pitched a great game, getting daniel nava to end the inning. the o's win 9-1shg their 90th game. you can feel the magic at camden yards. we have more on how the fans are buckling up for the playoffs. >> a resounding national anthem o at camden yards friday night. it was the beginning to another o'-mazing night for a team taking the country by surprise and baltimore by storm. >> it's huge. i mean, we drove up from raleigh for this. we've been talking about it for weeks. yeah, it's cool. >> it's been 15 years since orioles park hosted a meaningful
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final home stand for the home team, and fans are soaking it up. >> every time i come, i wear this. >> i cannot explain to you, because we can't afford ravens tickets but we still root for them. but we can afford orioles tickets. we are ready. we are excited. this is our time. >> it's been appreciation weekend and nine lucky fan weres randomly chosen to stand with the orioles during the national anthem. cornelius woodson iii stood with adam jones and brooks barns with manny machado. >> it makes you appreciate it all that much more now that it's happening this much more later. you enjoy every moment of it. >> the mayor presented jones with the key to the city for his work with kids in the community. a community she says is thankful in many ways for the o's sudden success. >> when i talked to them, i say we're happy that you're winning. what you're doing, you're
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creating jobs. you're putting food on people's tables. we have games and tens of thousands of people in baltimore, whether they're going in restaurants or riding in cabs or staying in hotels, they are making our city more economically vibrant. >> and on saturday, something else special for the fans. brooks robinson's orioles legend sculpture will be unveiled. at camden yards, wbal tv 11 news. new this morning baltimore county police are trying to determine what led to a shooting at security square mall in wood lawn. it happened around 11:00 last night. police say a man was shot at least one time in the leg but would not confirm if it happened inside or outside of the mall. the victim was taken to shock trauma but his condition is unknown. police say so far no arrests have been made. police say officers found three men suffering gun shot wounds in the 1100 block of
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carroll street around 6:30 last night. investigators say the victims suffered nonlife threatening injuries and now police are still looking for suspects. two people are recovering this morning after an accident. according to police, crews rescued two people after their vehicles collided near smallwood road in pasadena. that was around 6:00. a 56-year-old man suffered serious injuries, but is expected to recover. the condition of the other victim is not known. attention drivers who cruise the streets of baltimore city. the mayor has formed a task force to review the city's automatic traffic enforcement system. the board will consist of traffic safety experts, community activists, aaa and school representatives. board members will study the effectiveness of the cameras. >> we have kids that need to be safe going to and from school. that's what this is about. we want to make sure we're using our camera program to get the best results that we can to promote public safety.
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>> the form eight of the task force comes amid concerns that cameras largely center on generating revenue about two weeks ago the city reported that cameras brought in $19.2 million, $4 million more than projected. city transportation officials say the charles street reconstruction project is set to begin on monday. the improving pedestrian safety and traffic flow are two goals of the $28 million project. the city officials say it's also about making charles street look more appealing between 25th street and university park way. that entire project will take two years and road closures and detours will be done in phases. >> few hiccups, traffic delays. we do ask motorists for their patients during this time until we can get through it. >> the project will include a wider road and pedestrian and bike lanes. it's scheduled to be finished by summer of 2014. it's a story the i team has followed since the first accusation. baltimore's city controller
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accusing the mayor of purchasing a new phone system without going through the city's bidding process. after reviewing $675,000 purchase, the city's inspector general released a report yesterday. that report reveals city hall's it office deliberately withheld information from councilman jack young. also shows no price quotes were obtained from other companies, missing possible opportunities to save money. the mayor said her office has already made a number of recommended changes. time 5:07. it is chilly at the airport this morning. bpa is the chemical used in plastic and metal food containers. the compelling evidence that it may negatively impact a woman's reproduction system. who doesn't like free stuff. >> how you can get a number of items for nothing. love it. sign me up. but first outear looking at a live picture outside. we have your insta weather plus forecast. stay with us. 11 news saturday morning is just
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>> welsh dry pavement around baltimore. radar shows you may have gotten a trace of rain couple hours ago but the rains moved off shore now. most of the clouds have, too. i don't think we'll be cloud free today. you can see the stars and moon out this morning. it's very very nice. one thing you'll probably notice during the day today this front gets farther from us, the air will be less humid. sultry the past couple days. look at the situation now. partly cloudy skies at that time airport. 58. excuse me at the inner harbor. 62. 76% the humidity. barometer falling. we have a west wind at seven miles an hour. we take a look at the almanac just to show you what happened yesterday. 79 the high. little on the humid side. so we weren't terribly warm yesterday but the temperatures
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were above the average for the season. rainfall yesterday it all fell before the evening hours. last evening and overnight just a trace amount of precipitation. most of the rain was south of us. 217. 24.64 on the year. almost 7 inch bes low average on the season. we're a little below normal here at the end of the month, too. just over an inch or so as far as that's concerned. here's the radar. little wider view showing the bulk of the rain passed to our south. some showers did pass over the area, mostly just sprinkles. most of it fell on the eastern shore. so the rain last night wasn't all that significant. things moved along smoothly. 59 easton on the board walk 61, 59 edgewood. 50s filtering in to the west. 40s out in far western maryland. so that's that cooler, less humid air that's going to be filtering in during the day today. satellite image shows this front passing through and moving on to
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the east, and this nicer air coming in. but there is a disturbance up in the great lakes, up in canada. that will play in our weather by the end of the weekend. by evening, the front will be well off shore. we see this little disturbance over the great lakes. with a little bit of limited shower activity with it. the air is pretty dry that's coming in. so when this disturbance passes through late sunday, there won't be much with it. but we'll keep an eye on it, all right. our forecast today gives us temperatures mostly in the low 70s. the key here, less humid conditions with a northwest breeze. insta weather future cast shows the dry conditions. until we get to sunday morning early. we start picking up a few scattered clouds. there's that disturbance off to our northwest. it pops a few showers. this makes it look worse than it will really be. we might pick up a couple sprinkles or brief shower late in the day sunday. little higher chance of rain comes in early next week. monday night into tuesday we begin to see another disturbance. that one coming up from the south.
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the seven day forecast, 70s for saturday and sunday. mostly dry weekend. then very small chance for a sprinkle or light shower late in the day sunday. monday, tuesday and wednesday though the rain chances do go up. today is national coffee day. a day to be celebrated for sure. what better way to celebrate than with free cups of coffee. participating mcdonald's and crispy creams are giving away free cups of coffee. a new career builder survey says 63% of workers drink two or more cups of coffee a day. that's certainly the case around here. >> you know that's right. free coffee doesn't sound too bad. we all like to get something for nothing. free is definitely one of the best four-letter words out there. if you look hard enough you can find plenty of ways to get freebies. stacy shieble explains. >> wait, did i hear that right?
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>> free sample. >> i did. people have to love that. >> yeah. i tell you, they're a little skeptical at times. it takes like five or six times for us to tell them it's free. >> you only had to tell me once. >> i love it. >> the company believes by giving away free samples it might get them to buy it again? >> absolutely. >> what is it about getting something for pree that makes us so happy. >> i love getting free stuff. >> there are ways to get something for nothing, but you have to know where to look. real news.com features freebies like how to score a free cell phone. we found this $349 samsung galaxy blade for free, but to get it you have to buy an online through t mobile and sign a contract. to score free food for the kids, check out my u kids eat free.com. just put in your state and city and find out which days of the week, which restaurants in your area offer free kids meals. typically you do have to buy an adult meal to get the kids meal free.
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you've no doubt heard of birthday clubs. at birthday freebies.com there are thousands of birthday related offers just waiting to be offered. on the front page alone is a deal for a free red box video rental. you do want to sign up, check out your options before your actual birthday so you can really cash in. if free phone calls are your thing, skype, google voice and other services let you make free calls over the internet. but be careful, many will try to get you to upgrade to a paid plan. info on free tunes might be music to your ears. amazon currently offers more than 14,000 free songs for download. and the library isn't the only place to get free books. project gutenburg offers 39,000 free e-books. also a free e-book app available for the i pad. >> but beware of some things that are advertised as free. they may actually cost you. if they ask for your credit card information, it's not free. >> it's usually not. >> if you have to buy something
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to get it free, it's still not free. >> mrushgs that was a lot of work to get it free, except por the snapple truck. maybe someone will bring us a free cup of coffee. >> maybe marny. maybe he'll bring one in for us. >> i'm talking about real coffee. still ahead, researchers say the chemical bpa may be doing more harm than good. a medical alert. the effect the plastic could have on a woman's reproductive system. a break through in acne treatment. why what you immediate to fight pimples may have been with you all along. disrepair in the nation's capital. i'm holly jackson with more on how crews are working to fix the ♪
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chemical used in the manufacturing of many plastic and metal food containers. researchers examined the effects on monkeys which have reproductive systems very similar to those of humans. the study showed daily doses could increase the monkey's chances of having miscarriage ors their children having birth defects. experts say bpa damaged the chromosomes of developing eggs and even disrupted the egg development of female babies in the womb. a new break through treatment for acne may already be living on your skin. scientists have pinpointed a virus that naturally seeks out and kills acne causing bacteria. here's that story. >> she's the mother of four kids, but it's andrea anderson who has acne and has since middle school, fighting it in several ways. >> several different prescriptions over the course of 0 years. >> she's using an antibiotic cream. >> they're not without side effects. the topical retinoid can be very
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drying. >> but now a more effective and natural cure can be on the horizon and it comes from our skin. scientists found harmless viruss that live ton surface of our skin that can attack and kill the bacteria that help cause acne. and those fages are genetically similar, making it easier to pinpoint how they kill bacteria and develop a treatment. >> it's very interesting. i haven't really thought of treating acne in this way before. >> dr. phil ecker said the study published in m. bioholds great promise, but it could be sometime before a new treatment is available. >> with the fda approval process and everything, it can be 10, 15 years. >> so for those fighting acne now? >> use a little peroxide or something over the counter. >> if those don't work, see a dermatologist like anderson does. if this doesn't help her, she said she would feel more happy
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if a treatment becomes available, perhaps to help her kids. >> the more options we have, the better it will be. stay with us. there's much more ahead at 11 news saturday morning. but first here's a look at some of the events going on around town this weekend. [ female announcer ] pillsbury crescents on their own are wonderful
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a team will begin the daunting task of repairing the washington monument. >> that project should be complete by the end of the year. however, the monument stnt thoij that needs work. 11 news washington reporter halle jackson joins us live with more on that. >> jen and lisa. from algea to earthquakes mother nature is doing battle with our man made memorials. but in the long run the real winners will be the visitors. here's the history. >> i think it's probably got a beautiful view up top. >> but bev will ki won't get to see it and neither will others looking for that once in a life time experience. >> this has taken me about 50 years to get here now. doubt if i'll make another trip. >> by the end of the year scaffolding will swab the monument as people fix it. after the earthquake cracked its stone and twisted elevator cables. >> it's just a fact of life. >> the monument is not the only draw dealing with disrepair. >> i have seen pictures of people swimming in there. i don't think i'd do it right
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now. >> the reflecting pool by the lincoln memorial just reopened last month after closing for a big construction project with the price tag to match. >> this is what you get. >> the ego friendly fix up includes a showering pool with water from the basin, but the park service tells the washington post that plus pickups from the filtration system are why we're seeing so much green. still -- >> there's so much to see here. it hasn't taken anything away. >> hundreds of years of our nation's history right here. pretty amazing to me. >> doesn't mean she's not beautiful. >> the park service will reportedly clean out the algea from the reflecting pool after tinkering with the ozone levels in the water. as for the washington monument it should reopen to visitors in 2014. i'm holly jackson, wbal tv 11 news. >> the $34 million to fix the
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reflecting pool was covered by stimulus funds. congressional proved $7.5 million to repair the washington monument. a private donor contributed the same amount. me tv is coming to wbal plus. that's memorable entr tanment television to wbal. the network features a wide range of classic programs for all audiences, letting comedies like i love lucy and cheers with dramas like big valley and star trek. me tv programming begins this monday at 5 a.m. you can see it exclusively on wbal. that's digital channel 11.2, comcast 208 and verizon fios 460. for a list of shows and a complete schedule, head to our website wbal.com and click on tv. it will be fun to see some old favorites again. >> it's fun to see i love lucy. you have some splaining to do. 5:27, 58 degrees at the airport. up next we'll look at the morning's top stories.
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at the center of legal battles everywhere, the right to vote in commitment 2012. what political analysts fear and how it could affect the presidential election. couple sprinkles overnight. rain is moving out of the picture making for a pretty good weekend mostly. insta weather plus forecast is just ahead. px
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welcome back to 11 news saturday morning. thanks for joining us. >> we'll get to those top stories in a moment, but first let's take another look outside with john. i know fall's here. winter's coming. but you got some nice days. >> we have. we've had some humid days the past couple of days. not terribly warm or anything like that. so i guess most people complain about humidity an our summertime weather here in the mid-atlantic region. so what little humidity we've had in the past couple days, along with that unsettled weather, rain threat's been hanging over our head. you can see by the radar satellite combination that that's finally slipped off to our south and east, all right? that means there will be a change this weekend with those rain chances moving away. it looks like we've hit the right slot here. we're not totally clear by sunday late afternoon or evening, something else may be there.
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for the bulk of the weekend, i think things are looking up. you're going to have chance to break the leaves, something along those lines. we'll talk about the weather. the forecast is coming up in few minutes. >> a look at our top storys this morning. o's are winners once again. the orioles beat the red sox 9-1 last night to start off their final home stand of the season. ryan flaherty was the hero, hitting a grand slam in the bottom of the first, adding another run later in the game. pete gilbert will have more highlights wrand the o's sit in the playoff hunt later in sports. commuters in baltimore city will have to avoid charles street starting monday. city transportation officials say that's when reconstruction begins to improve pedestrian safety and traffic flow. the project totals $28 million. the entire project will take two years and the road closures and detours will come and go in phases and scheduled for completion in 2014.
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if you're looking for an extra boost to get your day started, why not a free cup of coffee? today's national coffee day. self-stores are taking part. we're still waiting for someone to bring us some free coffee. participating mcdonald's restaurants and christie cream dough nut shops are giving away free coffee. dunkin doughnuts are offering coupons on their website. the right to vote is at the center of legal battles under way in states across the country. this comes as voters this election encounter new stricter requirements affecting who can cast a ballot and when. danielle lee explains why political analysts fear this law and others could disenfranchise voters and tafkt outcome of the presidential race. >> no photo, no photo. >> from parodies to protest, more than a dozen new laws require voters to have photo id's are prompting outrage.
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in pennsylvania, voters shared horror stories of trying to comply with the new requirements. >> it took me days to get my id. >> the law has been tied up in court for months. a skwelt judge said he'll likely uphold most of it. but softened the photo id requirement for this election only. >> i feel i have the right to choose who i think should run this country. >> south carolina's new photo id requirement is in federal court. judges already rejected similar laws passed in texas and wisconsin. but voters in 31 states, many with republican majorities, will face some type of voteder id requirement this election. >> republican politicians are trying to manipulate the system for the benefit of their party. >> the law supporters want to prevent fraud, but legal rights advocates say voter fraud isn't a problem. >> you don't create a solution to a problem that's nonexistent.
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>> protesters say it will hurt democratic voters. many will have to cast provisional ballots if they don't get a proper id in time. >> takes a while to determine whether or not these ballots should be counted. >> possibly delaying and even tilting the results in a presidential race that's expected to be close. i'm danielle lee for wbal tv 11 news. >> states have had laws cutting back on early voting making it more difficult to register to vote and making it harder for those with criminal convictions to vote. still ahead in the education alert, we'll tell you why so many students at one local high school are taking college level courses. if elections were held today, where would marylanders stand on expanded gambling? we'll break down the numbers and more. tfrjts key to the weekend weather, less humid, with mild temperatures. it will be very nice. details just ahead.
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all right. take a look at that time radar first and fwifgive you three ho worth of radar to show you the weather system and clouds associated with it have moved on. that's progress with that front moving out of the picture. we get into a different air mass. the rain threat, the thing was stalled for awhile. just off to our north and west. we just kept -- we have this rain. we didn't get a lot of rain out of it. it was hanging over the head all the time. some of you did get close to an inch of rain. it was a pick and choose area as far as that's concerned. right now, it's 58 at the airport. inner harbor 62. we have partly cloudy skies. 78 fnt humidity. 29.98 the barometer. still on the low side and
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falling. still on the process of trying to pull away from us fp wind has swung around westerly now. that's a favorable direct sthaun tends to dry the air mass out just a little bit. we look at that time radar a little longer summary of what's happening overnight instead of the most immediate three hours. the bulk of the rain, yellows, dark greens, passed pretty well to our south. that's where the significant accumulations were. we did get some green around our area. that's a sprinkle or light shower activity. that was about it. temperature wise, you can see the cooler air coming in. lighter green shades. temperatures still in the 60s. darker green shades mostly in the 50s. blue shades, temperatures have dropped into the 40s. chillier readings, oakland now 43. broad satellite picture. you can see this front or the effects of it from the eastern seaboard, new england, right down south of the area. this area was off to our
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northwest. that's why that rain threat was hanging over our heads. by evening, the front will be well off shore. the rain will be to our south, what's left of it. especially down the carolinas and georgia. there will be a weather disturbance up in the great lakes. that may play in our weather sunday but not today. travel weather. the rains parts of new england down in the southeast around atlanta or so. the rest of the country looks pretty good. well down in texas and dallas. little activity west coast. nice and dry. temperatures autumn like around most of the country. 69 to 74 here. partly cloudy skies. little cooler than yesterday and less humid with a north/northwest wind at 6 to 12 miles an hour. insta weather future cast shows dry conditions will continue into sunday. although sunday we do pick up a few scattered clouds overnight and maybe a rain shower or sprinkle in the northern part of maryland on sunday evening. that's not a big chance for that though. we on give it about a 20% chance. over the weekend low 70s for
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highs. essentially dry with rain chances increasing by monday night, tuesday into wednesday. expand gambling in maryland takes center stage. that's according to a gon les poll. they say it's a coin toss. that poll was released this week. the even results came as a surprise to those following the issue. many people tell 11 news they're confused by all the tv ads. david collins breaks down those numbers. >> question seven makes lots of promises. >> the question seven tv ad campaign regarding expanded gambling in maryland appears to have confused more than swayed voters. >> more anti-maryland ads. >> it is very confusing because of the fact that, first of all, they both have things to say that can be very convincing. >> do you find the ads annoying and confuseing? >> yes, i do. you're getting it from one side and then on the other hand, you
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turn on another channel. you're getting it from another side. >> lot of people are confused about it. >> there's something about bringing opportunities from west virginia to maryland and improving schools. the message is muddled, i guess. >> a more scientific sampling of residents say 45% of registered voters favor expanding gambling, while 46% oppose. 9% are undecided. johns hopkins political science professor matthew krenston said the poll reveals unlikely allies united in opposition and for different reasons. >> for republican, gambling represents way to get resources for the expansion of government without having to impose tax. way of short circuiting the political system. that's probably why they are opposed to that. for african-americans, reasons may be a little more complex. first, many belong to religious denominations that take a dim view of gambling. second, the largest concentration of african-americans in the state is this country where the new
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casino would go. >> pollsteres all probed who feels more intense about the issue? 54% of those claiming that expanded gaming is most likely to get them out to the polls plan to vote against it. so the pro and con tv ads may not be helping either side's cause. >> i think if they succeeded in making people angry on both sides. >> that was david collins reporting. imagine 80% voter turnout in the united states. believe it or not, that was the actual statistic voting in the 2008 presidential election in one segment of the population. adults from families earning at least $100,000 a year. on the flip side, the census bureau reports those earning $20,000 or less a year had a 52% turnout. the gap has to do with how much voters feel they have at stake. and also how much they feel that their vote will actually influence change. it's unfortunate, but when
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school budgets get tight, usually the first thing to disappear is the school's music program. >> but one band instructor is doing something to change that. we'll tell you about it after the break. but first here's a look at last night's winning lottery numbers. [ woman ] ring. ring. progresso.
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>> it's no secret that in a tough economy, the first thing to disappear, art programs. and that leaves students with few outlet options. >> but here in baltimore, one college band instructor is trying to change all that by providing a saturday band
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program. it's keeping your love of music alove. the benefits don't stop there. leah thompson loves playing her trumpet. >> i like the sound, like the soulful sound. it's in my blood. i just love music. my way of life. >> she took music classes at her school when she lived in new york. but when she moved to baltimore, she discovered her new school doesn't have a music program. >> since our school didn't have a band, i was sad because i love band. my mother told me about the program. >> hugh barns is the university band director. he started a saturday enrichment program to allow baltimore city students in 8th through 12th grade learn to play an instrument. >> lot of people written off the bizarre problems, social problems, academic problems, mental problems and what i'm trying to show people is that
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you have to keep the childhood interest. >> the program started this month and has about 25 students right now. that number will grow throughout the year. they work one on one and in groups getting instruction from barnes and his music students at coppin state. barnes hopes that by getting the students involved in something they're passionate about, it will keep them in school and on the path towards college, maybe even a music scholarship. he all said it helps them in other areas of their life. >> to give a student an out, to give them a positive program from which to work on discipline, social skills, physical skills. >> the program will culminate with a conference this spring and then the students can continue their music education through a summer camp. wbal tv 11 news. county officials are counting a 73% increase in the number of students taking advanced placement classes. it took place in three years,
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all at north county high school. the school's principal said most of the students signed up during word of mouth. students who take and pass ap courses and the end of course exams earn college credits. >> did you play an instrument in high school? >> no. i'm still trying to learn how to play piano. how about you? >> i played the clarinet and saxophone. >> no kidding? >> i played the saxophone because i got tired of hitting people on the bus. it's so big. >> big instrument. >> yeah. kind of like the old west. florida police take on an unusual chase as a man on horse back flees from authorities. coming up why they were after him in the first place. i'm pete gilbert. coming up in sports we'll check in on the orioles. the bats were very hot. yet another unsung hero. that's straight ahead. plus, john collins has another look at your weekend forecast. stay with us. you're watching 11 news saturday morning.
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> friday marked the one year an veriesry of the orioles ending the red sox season here, completing boston's historic collapse in september. that seemed to propel the orioles into their season of just incredible play. well, this year the red sox have a chance to play spoiler. final home stand here at camden yards. last three games. red sox didn't do it. first inning. ryan flaherty. deep. gone. grand slam, first of his career. orioles score six. davis already homered. having lots of fun. ton mound, chris tillman was magnificent. eight innings. he only gave up one hit. he struck out four. the other crooked inning for the orioles came in the fifth.
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manny machado to center. could not quite dive it in. yes, the orioles went ahead and got the win 9-1. flaherty just another of the orioles unsung heroes enjoying their time at camden yards. >> every night it's someone new, whether pitcher, hitter, play in the field, something. just keep riding it. tomorrow nine more innings. >> it's one of those things, guys get locked in at the plate, get locked in on the mound. it's part of the game of baseball. obviously, i'm going to embrace it. i don't expect it every day. i go out there every day. wherever the results may fall that's where it will be. >> between wednesday and friday's games chris davis homered in three consecutive at bats indeed. he was locked in. so five games left in the season. orioles though, they gained no ground on the yankees who also won on friday. tampa finally lost. its eight game win streak coming to an end. that bodes well as the rays fall
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now four back of the birds. that's a look at sports. have a great day. >> keep winning. keep winning. all right. one of the strangest stories that went viral across the country this past week. a florida man accused of riding his horse, drunk, through a florida town. well, it drew a crowd and landed the man in jail. haley winslow has more on that wild ride. >> here he is on the left side of the screen in a full gallop, rounding the corner and down the street. charles cower and his horse blow through a stop sign and keep going. >> we tried to stop him and talk with him, told him to get off the horse. he took off in a gallop. >> the wild ride started at 10 a.m. monday and lasted more than five hours. >> it was large crowd of people that were beginning to follow him around. he had almost run over several persons with the horse, as well as in and out in front of cars.
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he started to develop quite a crowd and stir in town. >> people would give himself athrong way. at one point his head phones stopped working so someone gave him new ear buds. but he wouldn't listen to police. and he and wild e continued to race away from officers who had to stop traffic and even a train for them. >> started to go in and out from where he was under the influence. we had to stop the train so we did not have a conflict or have him or the horse injured. >> wile e. is just fine. >> the horse is absolutely okay. he's no tireder than a cowboy would be after he got off a day's ride in the woods. >> that's cower's dad who caught up to the mayhem and pulled his son off the horse. he got away again and ran into swampy woods, but was chased down by police canines. >> that's my son and, you know, he's mentally depressed and family's behind him. we got him where we can help him.
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i appreciate all the help that i have had to get him where i got him. >> a day at the office randy burke said he'll never forget. >> that would be the first time in 20 years that i have had a horse running from police. that would be a first. >> oh my. that was haley winslow reporting. interesting story. >> was he riding bare back? >> i don't know. >> it looked like it. >> did he have a shirt on? glad everyone's all right. 5:56 already. almost 6:00 already. it is 57 degrees at the airport. here's a look ahead to our next hour. >> john, stay off the horses. >> believe it or not, o's magic continues. coming up what this team is doing for fans and the city itself. the weather today should be all right for horse back riding if you're so inclined. just stay within the boundaries. we'll talk about the insta weather plus forecast. and the mayor creates a task
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force to review the city's speed and red light cameras. what city hall is trying to find out when the morning news continues. stay with us. >> baltimore shows up in a lot of best and worst lists, but the city was the toast of the town last sunday. and in a good way. in the midst of a lot of awards presented at the 64th annual primetime emmys, one of the biggest winners was baltimore on multiple fronts. it was a big night for baltimore productions, stars and even a jewelry designer.
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baltimore native julie bowen took home another emmy as best supporting actress for her role in "modern family." her introduction mentioned her baltimore childhood, where her love of acting began in her back yard with her sister. in one of the strongest sweeps of the night, the baltimore based docu drama "game change" won four awards for acting, writing and direction the award for best actress went to julia louis dry fuss for her performance as vice president which is filmed in baltimore. she thanked her crew in baltimore and will return next month for a work on a second season for the now emmy award winning show. even the gift bags had taste of baltimore with jewel fry from a local designer. there was definitely enough of the city to go around.
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>> good morning and welcome to 11 news saturday morning. i'm jennifer franciotti. >> i'm lisa robinson. our top stories in a moment, but first let's take a look outside with john collins. >> past couple of days have been okay. we had a couple periods of showers here and there. hasn't wiped anything out. >> little warmer. >> little humid. things are changing. front went through last night. we're into a different air mass now with less humidity and temperatures a little bit cooler. it's taking the rain chances away. we got that kind of hanging over our heads for a couple days. it will just be minimal concern on sunday. you can see the radar satellite combination here. shower activity moving off shore. overnight last night around the baltimore area, just a trace of precipitation. farther south they did get some
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rain accumulation generally south of washington. and annapolis. parts of the eastern shore got some, too. what's ahead and what are we talking about when we say the rain chance sneaks back up on sunday? details coming up in just a minute. oh. things are really getting exciting now inching closer. orioles now just three wins away from clinching their first playoff berth in 15 years. >> and they started this fine home stand off in style last night after cliff davis hit a two run home run. ryan flaherty hit the grand slam in the bottom of the first putting the o's up 6-1. that's all they would need in this one. they pitched a great game, getting nava here to end the sixth inning. the orioles go on to win 9-1. you can feel the magic at camden yards. we have more on how the fans are ready for the playoffs.
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>> a resounding national anthem o at camden yards friday night. it was the beginning to another o'mazing night for a team taking the country by surprise and baltimore by storm. >> it's huge. we drove all the way up from raleigh for this. we've been talking about it for weeks. yesh it's cool. >> it's been 15 years since orioles park hosted a meaningful final hope stand for the home team and fans are soaking it up. >> every time i come, i wear this. >> i cannot explain to you. we can't afford ravens tickets, but we still root for them. but we can afford orioles tickets. we are ready. we are excited. this is our time. >> fan appreciation weekend and nine lucky fan weres randomly chose ton stand with the orioles during the national anthem. cornelius woodson iii stood with adam jones, and brooks barnes with manny machado. >> in '98 it didn't happen so it
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makes you appreciate it so much more. you just kind of enjoy every moment of it. >> the mayor presented jones with the key to the city for his work with kids in the community. a community she said is thankful in many ways for the o's sudden success. >> when i talked to adam jones, i said we're happy that you're winning, but what you're doing, you oor putting food on people's tables. you're creating jobs. we have games and tens of thousands of people in baltimore, they're going to restaurants, riding in cab, staying in hotels, they are making our city more economically vibrant. >> and on saturday, something else special for the fans. brooks robinson's orioles legend sculpture will be unveiled. at camden yards, wbal tv 11 news. new this morning baltimore county police are trying to figure out what led to a shooting at security square mall in wood lawn. it happened around 11:00 last night.
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police say a man was shot at least one time in the leg, but they're not confirming whether it happened inside or outside of the mall. the victim was taken to shock trauma but his condition isn't known this morning. police say so far no arrests have been made. meantime, police are investigating a triple shooting in southwest baltimore. police say officers found three men suffering gun shot wounds in the 1100 block of carroll street around 6:30 last night. investigators say the victim suffered nonlife threatening injuries and police are still looking for suspects in that case. twofrjts people are recovering this morning after an accident. according to police, crews rescued two people after their vehicles collided on duval highway in pasadena. that happened around 6:00 last night. a 56-year-old man suffered serious injury but is expected to recover. the condition of the other victim isn't known right now. attention drivers who cruise the streets of baltimore city. the mayor has formed a task force to review the city's automated traffic enforcement system. the eight member board will
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consist of traffic safety experts, community activists, aaa and school representatives. board members will study the effectiveness of the cameras. >> we have kids that need to be safe going to and from school. that's what this is about. we want to make sure we're using our speed camera program to get the best results that we can to promote public safety. >> form eight of the task force comes amid concerns that cameras largely center around generating revenue. about two weeks ago the city reported the cameras brought in $19.2 million, $4 million more than projected. city transportation officials say the charles street reconstruction project is set to begin monday, improving pedestrian safety and traffic flow are two goals of the $28 million project. city officials say it's also about making charles street between 25th and university park way look more appealing fp entire project will take two years. road closures will come and go in phases. >> there lab few hiccups,
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traffic delays. we do ask motorists for patience during this time until we can get through those phases. >> the project will include a wider road and pedestrian and bike lanes. it's scheduled to be finished by summer 2014. 6:07, 58 degrees at the airport. we all like to hear about free. gonna show you some easy ways to get freebies. i don't know how easy it is. >> may not always be free. but one thing that is free this weekend? a cup of coffee today. that's because it's national coffee day. where you can fill up for free. that's in morning's consumer alert. >> where is my free coffee? could somebody delever us some free coffee?
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>> well, weather system is better in the area the past few days.
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we've had on again/off again rain. not everyone's gotten the same amount at the same time or anything like that. but that threat is moving out. the front's finally on the move and has taken the rain chance out of the picture. we can see it's off shore. most of it, closer to new england now. little bit down in the carolinas as well. skies have cleared to some extent. we still have a few scattered clouds. take a look at the current conditions outside. still dark. 56 degrees at the airport. that's the low so far this morning. now that the clouds have cleared we have dryer air. temperatures have started to drop off. there's a little chill out there. 60 at the inner harbor downtown. barometer rising at 30.00 even. it will continue to rise as the front moves off to the east. west winds at seven miles an hour. there were sprinkles around baltimore overnight last night, but the bulk of the rain has measured by the radar, the estimates were all south of the annapolis baltimore area and washington area down in the
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lower eastern shore and southern maryland where quarter inch, half inch of rain, maybe more than that was measured. especially down around salisbury and parts of st. mary's county. here in the baltimore metropolitan area we missed out on the bulk of that. 61 annapolis. salsbury, 63. westminster fred dierick here. the shades go from green to blue. 43 in oakland, western maryland. satellite image shows, still a few scattered clouds around. the rain making clouds are out mostly over the ocean or up into new england. this dryer air is coming in. it's not cloud free, but at least dryer air. here's the front off to the east of us flp is a little weather disturbance up in canada. that may play in our weather tomorrow. but the trend here essentially for the weekend is dryer air's coming in with this front moving out of the picture. so, our forecast today is
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calling for partly cloudy skies. cooler temperatures than yesterday. we were upper 70s yesterday. less humid. all right? maybe that's the best part. all right. 69 to 74 the high. north northwest winds at 6 to 12 miles an hour. boaters can expect a light northwest wind five to ten knots. one foot chop on the open waters in the bay. open water temperatures low to mid 70s. future cast shows dry conditions here. that little disturbance i mentioned by early sunday morning, we'll begin to pick up a few clouds. see the showers up in parts of pennsylvania. by the time we hit sunday afternoon, sunday evening, we might be clipped by something, a sprinkle, brief shower. doesn't look very significant. by late monday into tuesday, something more significant with a little more moisture coming up from the southwest. so, seven day forecast looks like this. low 70s for highs over the weekend. saturday and sunday. in general, partly cloudy skies. late in the day sunday. maybe a sprinkle or brief shower. higher rain chances monday night, tuesday into wednesday. still in the 70s next week.
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well, this is national coffee day and what better way to celebrate than with free cups of coffee. >> that's right. participating mcdonald's restaurants, also crispy cream doughnut shops are giving away free cups of coffee today. dunkin doughnuts survey say 63% of workers drink two or more cups of coffee a day. that's definitely true in the wbal news room. free coffee doesn't sound bad, right? in fact, we all like to get something for nothing. free is one of the best four letter words out there. >> if you look hard enough you can find ways to score free stuff. stacy shibel explains. >> did i hear that right? >> free sample. >> i did. people have to love that. >> yeah. i tell ya. they're a little skeptical at times. it takes like five or six times for us to tell them it's free. >> only have to tell me once. >> wanted to let us know because
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i love it. >> so the snapple company believes by giving away free samples it might get people to buy it sglen. >> absolutely. >> i love getting free stuff. >> there are ways to get something for nothing but you have to know where to look. freebies like how to score a free cell phone. we found this $349 samsung blade for free, but to get it you have to buy it online through t mobile and sign a contract. to score free food for the kids, check out the website my kids eat free.com. just put in your state and your city and find out which days of the week, which restaurants in your area offer free kids meals. typically you do have to bien adult meal to get a kids meal free. you've no doubt heard of birthday clubs. well at birthday freebies.com, there are thousands of birthday related offers just waiting to be found. ton front page alone is a deal for a free red box video rental. you do want to plan ahead. sign up and check out your options before your actual
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birthday so you can really cash in. if free phone calls are your thing, skype, google voice and other services let you make free calls over the internet. be careful, many will let you try to upgrade to a fee plan. info on free tunes might be music to your ears. amazon currently offers more than 14,000 free songs for download. and the library isn't the only place to get free books. project gutenburg offers 39,000 free e-books. there's also a free book app available for the i pad. and that was stacy shibel reporting. you should be aware of some things advertised as free. if they ask for credit card information, take a pass. i went upstairs to get some free muffins, wbal radio's robert lang's wife julie all makes muffins. he's not here today. >> he's on vacation. >> i don't know where he is. >> we'll have to get the new girl upstairs to make you
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muffins. >> no. it's julie. julie, where are the muffins? avoid the pit falls of finances for college. coming up what parents of students need to know when it comes to paying for higher education. and parents can soon get the credit they deserve. we'll explain in consumer alert. tfrjts summer drought really took a toll on a number of front yards nationwide. after the break, what you can do during the fall to get your yard back in shape. hqhqhqhqhqhqhqhqhq
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in this morning's consumer alert, with many schools back in session, many families are struggling to pay for college. kiplinger pinpointed pit falls. first off, families should not wait for financial aid awards to make a decision. all decisions should be made before that point in the process. students should not count on scholarships from their school. merit scholarships usually go to the top 25% of all applicants
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and most do not cover room and board. when choosing a loan, families should not choose a private loan just because the rate is lower. help could soon be on the way for stay at home parents denied a credit card because they don't have their own income. the consumer financial protection bureau is expected to propose a rule in the coming months to make it easier for people without personal income to qualify for credit cards. law currently requires credit card issuers to consider applicant's individual income instead of house hold income when making lending decisions. that means a lot of stay at hope parents have a hard time getting their own card even if they have perfect credit. the rule change is expected to be proposed before congress reconvenes in november. frnlts if you didn't enjoy a nice green lawn this summer tlshg are a few things that you can do to get your yard back into shape. we'll tell you where to get
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started. >> the sound is under way. fall lawn care takes on added significance. sgles specially the drought that a loft country had this year, doing those tasks will be really important to bring your lawn back to life. >> the drought did indeed take a toll on the "uss greeneville" grass of homes nationwide. but now through november is when you get going with repairs that angie's list founder angie hicks must include airation. >> airation is an important part of that because it will help to loosen up that soil that's potentially been dried out and baked solid. >> renting an aerator can be price where, which is why she suggests going in with neighbors or collectively hire someone to do it. >> if you're all going do it you can potentially get a company come in and do the area at once. >> aerating gives grass a better chance to germ nate and soil more receptive to fertilizer. all of which should be done with an eye on the forecast.
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>> a great time to think about this project is the weekend that you know the next week there will be a decent amount of rain. >> all keep your blower handy. falling leaves can kill a lawn quicker than drought. chris clackem, wbal tv 11 news. stay with us. there's much more news ahead on 11 news saturday morning. but first here's a look at some events going on around town.
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you've seen adam jones and tommy lee jones do it. now the animal abuse campaign. >> it all started with one local woman who wanted to see pets treated with love and affection after some high profile news stories about animal abuse. behind the scenes with the photo shoot. >> he has it good. his dad's some news caster guy. he gets lots of love and attention. some aren't so lucky. they're abused. bandit talked his father into becoming part of the show your softer side campaign. >> this was targeted for teens. we wanted tough manly guys to show their soft side. it also kind of galvanized the rest of the community. >> you get your faces together pretty good. >> he got a number of famous people and took pictures of him with their pets, made some bill
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boards and put the pictures on their face book page. it is changing some attitudes and reinforcing others. >> that's a shot. that is great. >> what we have seen is much more support and outcry against, you know, the problem to begin with. >> donna hamilton, wbal tv 11 news. >> okay. why treat that dog leak it's a child, it's a prince? >> it is. he is. bandit is so cute. >> they look alike. >> they're very cute together. adorable. good job. >> all right. 6:26. 58 degrees at the airport. coming up, let's take a look at our top stories including the lightning fastballs promising more than they can deliver? how smart phones are creating data overload. all very summer like with the rain threat hanging over our
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head. the rain threat is moving out. it will still be nice. but it will feel more like autumn. your weather plus forecast is next.
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welcome back to 11 news saturday morning. thanks so much for joining us. >> we'll get to your top stories in a second. let's check in with john. it was a little chilly this morning. >> we're into autumn now. that will last for awhile. it will feel a little more autumn-like today. nice side. >> right. >> the key here is, we're dropping the humidity down. cool front passed through overnight. it's been stalled just to our northwest the past couple of days. that gave us a rain threat for a couple of days. some of you did get some rain. others not a lot. anyway, that's moving out of the picture. you can see the radar satellite combination. all the rain moved east and south. some dry air is coming in. we'll notice that today. the rain threat for the weekend,
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almost all gone. i'll explain what i mean by almost in just a minute. >> thank you, john. a look ot our top stories. the o's winners once again. the orioles beat the red sox 9-1 last night to start off their final home stand of the season. ryan flaherty was the hero, hitting a grand slam in the bottom of the first and adding another one later in the game. and we'll have reaction from some of the players and where the o's sit in the playoff hunt. city transportation officials say a reconstruction project begins on charles street monday to improve traffic flow. the project totalled $28 million, the entire project will take two years. road closures and detours will come and go in phases. it's scheduled for completion in 2014. and if you're looking for an extra boost to get your weekend started today, pick up a free cup of coffee. today is national coffee day and self-stores are taking part, participating mcdonald's restaurants and doughnut shops are giving away free cups today.
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dunkin doughnuts offering coupons on their website. we can be very patient when it comes to electronics whether it be a lap top, smart phone. we want access and we want it now. are these lightning fast phones promising more than they can deliver? bob hanson has more. >> college students today don't know what it's like today not to be connected. everywhere they go, they are plugged in and they have the wireless internet devices to prove it. >> my lap top and my cell phone. >> two lap tops, a mac and pc, my i phone. >> phone and lap top. >> whether it's cellular or wi-fi, each one of these electronics grabs a share of the pipeline fp band width offer throughed cellular towers. >> we've been picking up 16,000 simultaneous wireless devices connected to our network. >> every year, san jose state's chief information officer looks for ways to increase the college's internet band width. a demand that is constantly
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growing. >> we've already increased our wireless access, probably four fold in the last two years. and so if we did it again this year, we'd probably double it again from what we currently have in the fall. >> now rich and others on campus are increasing that demand with their new 4g lte capable i phone 5. the demand is very real. >> i expect my information to be reliable, quick, fast, like on the spot. >> sometimes it slows down and i'm like, oh my god. >> we just did a casual test on campus and the i phone 5 was five times faster than the i phone 4s. that means more demand on your cell phone carrier. besides nearly 2,000 wireless access points, the phone companies are beefing up their cell tower strength, all of it to keep up with a growing demand for speed. a speed these users expect, both on and off the campus. >> smart phones now a days can
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do anything. >> that was bob hanson reporting. there isn't an unlimited supply of pipeline. it has its limits. it's not likely we're running out of space. it's a big concern among internet and cellular companies. staffing shortage in schools state wide. >> that's right. maryland is looking to hire more teachers. up next an education alert. where the state is coming up short. temperatures and humidity down. insta weather plus forecast just ahead. hqhqhqhqhqhqhqhqhqhqhqhqhq
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nice morning so far. just a few scattered clouds around. we had some stars out, the moon and the sun is getting close to rising. the storm system hovering around the area more or less stalled.
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it's beginning to make progress east and south and taking the rain chances with it. we do have scattered clouds and that's about it. mostly off shore around the mid-atlantic region. southern portions of the bay. still a couple of showers. rain nearby. it's down in the carolinas. we look at our view from the beach in ocean side. we do see some clouds there. mostly cloudy. closer to the front. it's not raining. the board walk looks wet. you can see the remains of the shower activity overnight last night. current temperature in ocean city is 60. here in town it's down to 56 at the inner harbor it's 61. 84% humidity, even the barometer. and we have a west wind at 7 miles an hour. all right. so the key to our we thr now that the front's moved east and south, less humid and a little cooler. the light green shades indicate
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temperatures in the 60s. the darker green shades, readings for the most part fall into the 50s. blue temperatures have fallen into the 40s. this is that cooler, dryer air beginning to filter in to the regeneral. satellite image shows the scattered clouds around the area. the bright white clouds mostly down the carolinas and out to sea. that's the rain-making cloud activity. here's a front with the low pressure center overconnecticut. there is a little disturbance around james bay and hudson bay in canada. that will continue to spin around. and by sunday, late in the day, that could be an issue as it drops more towards the great lakes. also be some activity south of us. we'll be caught between. we'll have to see what happens. the basic trend is, with this front now through the area, e we have dryer weather coming in to our forecast today. partly cloudy skies. yesterday we were close to 80 for the high. less humid. that's a key. 69 to 74 for the high with those
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partly cloudy skies. north/northwest winds at six to 1 miles an hour. red sox game tonight down at -- not m&t, but camden yards. camden yards. so much going on sports-wise in this town, it's hard to keep it all straight. the game 7:05. we expect temperatures in the upper 60s. should be dry with a light north northwest wind. by the end of the game, assuming it stays in the nine inning range, at 10:30 or so, it will be about 61 and, again, dry conditions. nice baseball weather for tonight. all right. here's the future cast sunday early in the morning. we'll start picking up a few scattered showers. here's that disturbance up to the north. late in the day sunday, early monday morning. we might pick up a sprinkle or shower. more significant rain chance coming our way monday night into tuesday. more moisture coming up from the south. seven day forecast. all right. low 70s both today and tomorrow. partly cloudy skies in general. late sunday. maybe a sprivenkle or shower.
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rain chances monday night into tuesday and wednesday are up. majority of maryland schools are just trying to get by. reports out this week revealed that schools are dealing with a critical shortage in some areas. >> it's not a new problem, but it's one school districts are trying to solve long before potential teachers get to college. our education reporter has more on the krekive action being taken. >> does anybody have an answer for number 2? second part? nobody learned a different way to do it last year? >> ron gulf is a first year teacher in e ssex but he's no stranger on campus. he was able to complete college with the help of a scholarship from baltimore county in place to encourage students to choose a career in teaching. >> i love where i am. i do. i love teaching and i love the building that i'm in.
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kids are great. you guys can come in. that's letter. i like it a lot so far. >> we think it's really cool that former graduate of our school would be able to come back and be a teacher. >> the state board of education nshg a new teacher staffing report, points out the need for school-based programs. >> i think it's very important for students, in terms of career counseling, no matter what field they go into but certainly when there are shortage areas in teaching and teaching is a wonderful career to embark on. >> math is just one of the state's critical shortage areas. there's a need for educators in career and technology, computer science, science theories like chemistry and physics, special education, second language and world languages. just down the hall from ryan's math class is eastern tech's teacher academy of maryland. that's where high school seniors are getting a test of the real world. >> they go through a series of courses and it kind of helps them decide, am i really interested in the profession? is it something i want to do in
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college? >> most have already made up their minds. >> it's excellent because you get a head start. the things we're doing now we would do freshman year in college, so it's fun. it's amazing that we have this kind of opportunity and our education system. we are ahead of everyone else. we can go into college with a head start. >> last year we got to see the kids. that was really fun getting to work with them and getting to know them. >> tim tooten, wbal tv 11 news. >> and school officials say there's also a shortage of male and minority teachers in the state. to see the full report log on to wbal tv.com and click on education alert. up next, we're answering viewer questions in 11 fitness. plus, he's the mafia go to guy when they want someone killed. what you can expect in this weekend's box office review. but first a look at last night's winning lottery numbers.
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>> welcome back. time for 11 fitness. you were all getting questions from the viewers. we send them to your website all the time. today we're going to take a moment to answer some of those questions. >> i love it. i love getting these questions. keep them coming. but this is misinformation confusion that brings us. >> that's perfect because the
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first one is what's better for my heart, margarine or butter. i have heard conflicting reports. what's the real deal? >> the real deal on this, and i'm probably gonna get a lot of people up. check it out folks online. don't just take my word for it. take no one's word for it. honestly, years ago when transfats were allowed to be running rap pant in our foods and they were not checked by the government. really a tub of spreadable like an olive oil type margarine is a healthier choice. olive oil, vegetable oil, water, salt. when you look at a stick of butter it's solid room temperature. it's an animal product so it has animal based cholesterol and saturated fats. the tub margarines will be vegetable oil, nonsaturated fats and just you don't want to eat a ton of either one of them. don't eat stick margarine. >> what about i can't believe it's not buter? >> again, a decent choice. what you want to look at, read
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the ingredients. you should be able to pronounce them. do you know what i mean? just a little bit of any of them is better than a lot. really now a days, it's really a better choice. >> our next viewer is concerned about cardio. she said she does an hour of cardioa day. she wants to know, do you have to do it an hour a day for it to count? sometimes i can't find that amount of time. sit worth doing 20 to 30 minutes? >> i remember years ago we came out with new guidelines. they said you had to do at least an hour six or seven days a week. it's like throwing the baby out with the bath water. can't get people to do 20 minutes. now an hour? my rule is 30 is better than 20 which is better than 10 which is better than none. even if you do five minutes, two hours later, five minutes three hours later, it literally adds up. 20 to 30 minutes is fine. do it like somebody's chasing you. don't not do it. >> it is cumulative, as you said.
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the next question, i have recently joined a gym that i really like -- sorry. i know you say you need eight hours of sleep a night. i feel better when i get five to six. what should i do? try to get more? >> we do have a lot of rules and regulations put out there by the governing bodies. honestly, you have to look into your body at times. some people do better on five or six hours of sleep. you can't do three or four. if your body responds better, you can go with that. you've got to get at least five. if you feel better on that, don't try to shove in more. >> if people want to ask you more questions go to my website. people are also trying to look at the workout. there's a blog button. if you have any of those things -- >> easy to talk to. stay with us. john has another look at your forecast when we c
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>> friday marked the one-year anniversary of the orioles ending the red sox season here. completing boston's historic collapse in september. that seemed to propel the orioles into their season of just incredible play. well, this year the red sox have a chance to play spoiler.
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final home stand here at camden yards. last three games. red sox didn't do it. first inning, ryan flaherty. indeed. gone! grand slam. first of his career. orioles score six. already homered. having lots of fun. on the mound, chris tillman was magnificent. eight innings. only gave up one hit. he struck out four. the other crooked inning for the orioles came in the fifth. manny machado, to center. could not play. diving in. i don't think diving in is what you're supposed to say, but i did, and he didn't. 9-1. flaherty, just another of the orioles unsung heroes enjoying their time at camden yards. >> every night it's someone new, whether it's a pitcher, hitter, something. just keep riding it. tomorrow nine more innings. >> it's one of those things. guys at the plate, guys on the mound. it's part of the game of
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baseball. obviously, i'm gonna embrace it. but i don't expect it every day. i just go out there and wherever the results may fall, that's where they'll be. >> between wednesday and friday, chris davis homered three consecutive at bats indeed. he was locked in. five games left in the season. orioles left. gained no ground on the yankees who won on friday. tampa finally lost, its eight game win streak coming to an end. that bodes well as the rays fall four back of the birds. i'm pete gilbert. have a great day. time travel has always been a big plot in movies like back to the future. what if your job was to hunt down your future self? sounds strange but that's what plays out in theaters this weekend. we have that and the rest of the weekend's releases in the box office preview. >> tries to kill himself. he's a hit man with a time machine in this thriller where
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time travel is possible but controlled by the mafia. the mob wants someone eliminated, they send him back in time to do the job. it isn't until they decide he's a loose end and send his future self back for assassination. it is rated r. >> all of our monster friends are arriving. >> dracula rolls out the red carpet in hotel transylvania. when a hike r finds his way to dracula's door, he tries to get rid of him. that's no easy task after the mortal falls in love with dracula's daughter. it's rated pg. >> want to take a look at the school with me? >> do you think that's dumb? >> mama grizzlies take on the system in "won't back down." maggie gylenhall is fighting a school that treats students like inmates. she recruits viola davis to start a school of their own but the school run into resistance, road blocks and bureaucracy in their quest to make a
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difference. "won't back down" is rated pg. nan kendrick has a shocker in pitch perfect. she's a rebel recruited into a college choir that performs songs with no instruments but she can't stand the old stuff and considers the choir to change their tune. it's rated pg 13. that's a box office preview wbal 11 news. >> something for everybody out there this weekend. >> all right. what do you think? >> i don't know. >> weather wise. >> oh, weather wise? i think it's great, weather wise. as far as what i saw there from the previews, i don't know. weather-wise, rain's out of the picture for awhile. a nice we thr picture coming up. i'll have details and aer the refk weekend forecast. >> you have two choices. the thriller with the guns and the slinging or the pretty lady. >> i'll go with the guns and slinging. >> over the pretty lady? >> yeah. >> not for you, huh? >> no. >> all right.
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6:54, 56 degrees at the airport. we're back in just a minute with more on 11 news saturday morning. see you soon. >> this is a wbal editorial. >> baltimore shows up in a lot of best and worst lists, but the city wu the toast of the town last sunday. in a good way. in the midst of a lot of awards presented at the 64th annual primetime emmys, one of the biggest winners was baltimore on multiple fronts.
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it was a big night for baltimore production, stars and even a jewelry designer. baltimore native julie bowen took home another emmy as best supporting actress for her role in "modern family." her introduction mentioned her baltimore childhood wrshg her love of acting began in her back yard with her sisters. in one of the strongest sweeps of the night the baltimore based docu drama won four awards for acting, writing and direct slun. in the movie and miniseries competition. award for best actress in comedy went to julia louis dry fess. she thanked her crew and will return next month for work on the award winning show. even the gift bags had a taste of baltimore with jewelry from a local designer that went to the stars in the celebrity gift lounge. there is definitely enough of charm city to go around. hqhqhqhq
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welcome to 11 news saturday morning. i'm lee lisa robinson. >> i'm jennifer franciotti. a check outside with john. beautiful moon this morning. >> the sun is beginning to break through. we've only had scattered clouds overnight. rain for the most part went south of us. almost too good to be true. don't jinx the situation.
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but let's take a look at the radar. i'm going back a few hours here just to show you how the rain moved across the area last night. the bulk moved south of us. sprinkles in town. that was about it. the past two nights we had some rain north of the city and rain south of the city, minimal in baltimore itself. but some of you got as much as an inch of rain in the past couple days. this last episode was in the lower eastern shore. now it's off to sea at least for the time being. so we're in pretty good shape for a day or so. now tlshg is one bit of a fly in the ointment for the weekend weather. i'll address that in just a few minutes so stick around. orioleses are now just three wins away from clinching their first playoff berth in 15 years. >> really excited. they started their final home stand off in style last night after chris davis hit a two run ho

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